ALOR SETAR, June 30 (Bernama) -- Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim
Mu''adzam Shah today advised Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) officers to master
modern technology to be on par with their counterparts from the world''s major
He said mastering modern technology was also in line with the Air Force Next
Generation (AF-NG) transformation initiative introduced by the RMAF in 2010.
Tuanku Abdul Halim said the RMAF was on track to becoming a dominant air
force and one of the few to pioneer modern and state-of-the-art technology.
"To support this aspiration, RMAF officers need to equip themselves with the
latest knowledge and skills in various fields to be able to stand equally tall
with the air force officers of the major powers," he said at the presentation of
certificates to 34 cadet officers at the Air Force College in Kepala Batas near
The batch is the 15th and last in a joint programme between the college and
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia initiated in 1998. Beginning next year, the intake
of RMAF officers would be conducted at the National Defence University of
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The batch also created history when 21 of the trainees were named to the
Dean''s List and four obtained the first class diploma. All 34 trainees obtained
3.0 and above in grade point average (GPA).
Also present at the event were Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azizan Abdul
Razak, Chief of Defence Force Gen Tan Sri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin and Chief of Air
Force Tan Sri Rodzali Daud.
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